An opportunity to enter the grounds of the Albright Institute, which is situated in a historic compound that dates back to the beginning of the 20th century and surrounds a beautiful inner courtyard. Visitors will also be able to see the exhibition “Gateway to the World: Jerusalem Airport 1948-1967,” which is on display in the courtyard.
The archaeological research institute, named after the archaeologist and Biblical scholar, William Foxwell Albright, houses archaeological collections, classrooms, a hostel and a library with a collection of rare books and maps.
The tours will be led by the Assistant Director, the archaeologist Dr. Aaron Greener. The tours on Thursday will be joined by Dr. Eldad Brin, who studied the history of aviation in 1948-1967.
The exhibition will be open to Open House Weekend participants on Thursday from 14:00 to 19:00 and on Friday and Saturday from 10:00 to 15:00.